A Spitfire from the Battle of Britain Memorial Flight will be doing a flypast at the Devon D-Day event on Saunton beach this June.

American GIs will be strolling about at Saunton on Saturday and Sunday, June 2-3 as part of the Saunton D-Day festivities.American GIs will be strolling about at Saunton on Saturday and Sunday, June 2-3 as part of the Saunton D-Day festivities.

The iconic World War two aeroplane will be flying over the beach on Saturday, June 2 as part of a weekend of events.

It is being held to mark the 75th anniversary of the Assault Training Center on Braunton Burrows, where American troops trained for D-Day.

The commemoration events have been organised by Friends of the Assault Training Center and living history group 304th Panzer Grenadier Regiment.

The Saturday will see a convoy of vehicles make its way from Cobbaton Combat Collection to Saunton via the Burrows.

Scenes from Saunton Sands D-Day event. Picture: Nigel Worth Photography.Scenes from Saunton Sands D-Day event. Picture: Nigel Worth Photography.

On both days there will be plenty to see with vehicles on the beach, living history re-enactors in costume and live demonstrations.

You can find out more at the Saunton D-Day Facebook page or go to http://www.assaulttrainingcenterfriends.co.uk .

Scenes from Saunton Sands D-Day event. Picture: Nigel Worth Photography.Scenes from Saunton Sands D-Day event. Picture: Nigel Worth Photography.

Pictured are aircraft of the Royal Air Forces Battle of Britain Memorial Flight fyling over Blackpool.

The Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (RAF-BBMF) is administratively part of the Royal Air Force No 1 Group and operates from RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire. They have Spitfires, Hurricanes, a Lancaster and Dakota as well as Chipmunks in the flight.

The aircraft are regularly seen at events commemorating World War II, upon British State occasions, notably the Trooping the Colour celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's birthday and at air displays throughout the United Kingdom and Europe.
 Images by Sgt Jack Pritchard, RAPictured are aircraft of the Royal Air Forces Battle of Britain Memorial Flight fyling over Blackpool. The Royal Air Force Battle of Britain Memorial Flight (RAF-BBMF) is administratively part of the Royal Air Force No 1 Group and operates from RAF Coningsby in Lincolnshire. They have Spitfires, Hurricanes, a Lancaster and Dakota as well as Chipmunks in the flight. The aircraft are regularly seen at events commemorating World War II, upon British State occasions, notably the Trooping the Colour celebrating Queen Elizabeth II's birthday and at air displays throughout the United Kingdom and Europe. Images by Sgt Jack Pritchard, RA